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Fennville, Michigan: Betty the Stuffed Sleigh Dog

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Crane's Pie Pantry

Address:
6054 124th Ave., Fennville, MI
Directions:
Crane's Pie Pantry. Two miles west of Fennville, on the south side of MI-89/124th Ave. Betty usually sits just inside the rustic entrance, but the staff sometimes moves her around. If you don't see her, ask.
Hours:
Daily 8-6 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
269-561-2297
RA Rates:
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Betty, dead dog on a sleigh.

Betty the Stuffed Sleigh Dog

The late Betty the dog has been Crane's Pie Pantry's mascot for a very long time.

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Betty the Stuffed Sleigh Dog

We went to visit in September 2023 and Betty is back. She was happily sitting in the log cabin in front of the restaurant. The waitress told us that they move her around from time to time, so be sure to ask if you don't see her. Great food and pies.

[Kathy Cook, 10/09/2023]
Betty the Stuffed Sleigh Dog

We visited place on June 19, 2022. Unfortunately, Betty was not on display. From one of the employees it seems like she has been MIA for a while, and they didn't know when she was coming back.

[Huber, 07/03/2022]

According to the owner, Betty has been permanently retired.

Betty, stuffed sleigh dog.

Betty the Stuffed Sleigh Dog

Visited here Memorial Day weekend. Betty continues to be happy, sitting in her sleigh near where customers of the restaurant wait to get inside. Her story is on a sign taped to her chest. She does look like it might be time for her yearly vacuuming!

Picked up apple cinnamon donuts and apple cider and had a picnic outside. Very nice bakery area with great pies both fresh and frozen. If you come in the summer or fall they have amazing fields to pick many varieties of apples and peaches. Also pumpkins and corn maze at Halloween. Fun stop, great folks.

[Joy, 05/28/2013]

Stuffed dog.

Betty the Stuffed Sleigh Dog

Made a trip here to check out the stuffed dog. Getting old and a little ragged -- losing fur.

Good food and cider available. Also bought a pie to go and was excellent. Just another little, out of the way place to see and eat at.

[Elaine, 07/27/2011]

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